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Loughborough University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Loughborough is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and an unrivalled reputation for sport. Over 17,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries help to create an exciting campus atmosphere and a strong sense of community. Here are just some of our major accolades:

  • Top-15 UK university in all major UK league tables
  • UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice awards 2015)
  • Voted England’s best student experience for six consecutive years (Times Higher Education)
  • University of the Year for Sport (The Times, 2014)
  • Rated 5-stars for Excellence (QS stars)
  • Top-10 research university in England

Loughborough’s central UK location puts it just 90mins away from London, surrounded by beautiful English countryside. Our stunning 437-acre, single-site campus is a safe and secure base for your studies, with plenty of open space, gardens and sports areas. Many of our degrees are designed and sponsored by industry; ensuring course material is commercially relevant and underpinned by the latest research. Loughborough’s graduates are highly employable as a result and consistently targeted by the UK’s top recruiters.

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This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
242
2012
244=
2013
265=
2014
228
2015
49.50
Overall Score
38.9
Academic Reputation
69
Employer Reputation
79.9
International Faculty
71.5
International Students
59.4
Citations per Faculty
40
2015
38
2016
72.80
Overall Score
73
Academic Reputation
70.6
Employer Reputation
184=
2013
186
2014
202
2015
68.00
Overall Score
67.3
Academic Reputation
59.4
Employer Reputation
78.5
Citations per Paper
76.3
H-index Citations
16
2013
22
2014
16
2015
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
49.50
Overall Score
91
Establishment Year
49.5
WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

13 Undergraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,168
International
336

Number of students

14,565
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

3,096
Postgraduate 56%
Undergraduate 44%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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